December 26, 1988

THE SIGNS OF HOSTILITY 4041
CANADA

THE SIGNS OF HOSTILITY

THE POLITICIANS APPEAL FOR CALM AFTER THE COURT STRIKES DOWN QUEBEC'S FRENCH-ONLY SIGN LAW
AN OLIVE BRANCH 4445
WORLD

AN OLIVE BRANCH

THE AMERICANS OPEN DIRECT TALKS WITH THE PLO AFTER ARAFAT REJECTS TERRORISM AND RECOGNIZES ISRAEL
Tidings of fun 6060a
BOOKS

Tidings of fun

New children’s books delight the eye—and ear
The importance of personal opinion 5859
MEDIA WATCH

The importance of personal opinion

Why it is that although the same circumstances were present and observable a month ago, what was no news then is big news now
OPENING NOTES 67

OPENING NOTES

John Crosbie travels on the cheap, Stanley Hartt returns from exile, and John Turner hears an echo
A study in contrasts between two at the top 5253
BUSINESS WATCH

A study in contrasts between two at the top

Mulroney’s strong stands on South Africa and against Star Wars made him a world figure with more respect than Trudeau ever had
Bloomingdale’s man in Moscow 89
AN AMERICAN VIEW

Bloomingdale’s man in Moscow

Give Gorbachev five years, and the GUM store in Moscow will be selling monogrammed bikini underwear
SHOPPING THE MALL 5051
BUSINESS

SHOPPING THE MALL

THE GHERMEZIAN BROTHERS WANT TO BUILD MORE MALLS ABROAD BUT, SO FAR, DEALS HAVE BEEN ELUSIVE
Clearing the air 5455
TRAVEL

Clearing the air

A busy airport gets a temporary reprieve
A marriage that broke the bettors 6465
COLUMN

A marriage that broke the bettors

There are, as we know, highly endangered species on the planet Earth. There is the duckbill platypus. And the three-toed wombat. There is the honest public relations man. Not to mention the politician who knows how to make a 20minute speech.
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